, Volume 19, Issue 1, pp 1–22

Cooperative games and cost allocation problems

  • M. Gloria Fiestras-Janeiro
  • Ignacio García-Jurado
  • Manuel A. Mosquera
Invited Paper


The objective of this paper is to provide a general view of the literature of applications of transferable utility cooperative games to cost allocation problems. This literature is so large that we concentrate on some relevant contributions in three specific areas: transportation, natural resources and power industry. We stress those applications dealing with costs and with problems arisen outside the academic world.


Cooperative TU games Cost allocation problems Game practice 

Mathematics Subject Classification (2000)

91A12 91A80 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Gloria Fiestras-Janeiro
    • 1
  • Ignacio García-Jurado
    • 2
  • Manuel A. Mosquera
    • 1
  1. 1.Departamento de Estatística e Investigación OperativaUniversidade de VigoVigoSpain
  2. 2.Departamento de MatemáticasUniversidade da CoruñaA CoruñaSpain

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